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New Medical Device Concept Could Reduce Time to Diagnose Infections | ScienceNewsline

New Medical Device Concept Could Reduce Time to Diagnose Infections | ScienceNewsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When a patient arrives at a hospital with a serious infection, doctors have precious few minutes to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment accordingly. Doctors' ability to act quickly and correctly not only makes a difference to the patient's outcome, it determines whether the infection spreads to other patients in the clinic, and can even contribute to the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
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Tiniest Catch: University of Arizona Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity in the Sea | ScienceNewsline

Tiniest Catch: University of Arizona Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity in the Sea | ScienceNewsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A fishing expedition of microscopic proportions led by University of Arizona ecologists revealed that the lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought. Using lab-cultured bacteria as "bait," a team of scientists led by Matthew Sullivan has sequenced complete and partial genomes of about 10 million viruses from an ocean water sample in a single experiment.
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Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms | ScienceNewsline

Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms | ScienceNewsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Say what you will about the parasitic lifestyle, but in the evolution of life on Earth, it's a winner.
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